Dominion Square!

The tramway car moves along the rails next to the Square. Some passengers get off here, while others clamber aboard. In bygone days, trams were pulled by horses. Once electric cars were introduced, tramways became a much more regular feature of city life: the cars could hold a growing number of passengers, and more lines were laid down. With time, ticket prices became more affordable and workers, who were now capable of paying for them, no longer had to live near their workplaces.
McCord Museum of Canadian History
Conrad Graham, Nathalie Lampron, Karine Rousseau, Elizabeth Sifton and Nicole Vallières

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